Updates

Here are the changes for site-wide functionality.

September 2017

September 19th, 2017

  • Update bulma to 0.5.3

September 18th, 2017

  • Split out CSS/JS between based and devel.tech

  • Only load JS for highlighting / scrolling when required

  • Handle special cases when capitalizing titles

September 17th, 2017

  • Refactor of front-end CSS/JS into based project

September 16th, 2017

  • Performance: Shrink front-end JS by 66%

  • Redesign email address change page

  • Internal: mammoth refactor of reuseable of reuseable components into new package

September 15th, 2017

  • Internal: switch from npm to yarn

  • Internal: Refactor UX assets

  • Internal: Simplifications to deployment process

September 14th, 2017

  • Fixes for dropdown menu on touch sizes

  • Fixes for hero height in bulma 0.5.2

  • Re-wire in CodeMirror

  • Styling for CodeMirror when focused

September 11th, 2017

  • Upgrade bulma to 0.5.2

September 9th, 2017

  • (backend) Intersphinx pages on sphinx pages are now db-driven

September 7th, 2017

  • Improved copying of shell snippets. You can now select shell statements without copying the prompt.

  • Added syntax highlighting for inline code statements

September 6th, 2017

  • Feature pages now show roaming table of contents (a long time in the making)

September 1st, 2017

  • Improved support for content without sidears

  • Performance: Improvements for static file serving

  • External links on docutils-powered pages now show icon next to them

August 2017

August 31st, 2017

  • Performance: Minify CSS

August 24th, 2017

  • Major refactor underneath the hood to make way for "threads", our comment / answer system.

August 22nd, 2017

  • Initial improved search and filtering

    • You can now filter through the available topic, platform, and programming language of currently indexed content.

  • Open source contributions to django-filter

August 21st, 2017

  • New section: Snippets

  • New section: News

  • Hide ToC on content pages where they are empty empty

August 18th, 2017

  • Fix initial height of scrolling table of contents

  • Experiment with colored BG on desktop resolutions

August 16th, 2017

  • CSS fixes for tab colors on main listing pages

August 11th, 2017

August 10th, 2017

  • Additional tweaks for sticky navigation sidebars

  • Add sticky table of contents to site changes

  • Smooth scrolling for internal navigation links

August 9th, 2017

  • More effort to slim down CSS footprint to make the site experience faster

  • UX improvements to node content pages

  • Add ToC to content pages on right sidebar (works with mobile)

  • Section titles now show an link icon on mouseover + link to internal reference

  • Content ToC's learned to scroll and activate upon reaching sections (scrollspy)

August 8th, 2017

  • UX tweaks to features listing, content listings

  • More SEO tweaks (structured data)

August 7th, 2017

  • Adjustments for future compatibility with AMP-powered pages.

  • Styling adjustments for list items

  • Update bulma from 0.5.0 to 0.5.1

August 6th, 2017

  • Support for twitter cards and open graph

  • Friendlier URLs for content

  • OpenGraph support

  • Sitemap

August 5th, 2017

  • Add content-type/app colorings to labels

  • Fix redirects upon editing / deleting content

  • Fixes for docutils scss

August 4th, 2017

  • Internal changes to initial seed data import system

  • Internal changes to URL system

  • Users can now delete their own posts

  • Lights on! Site index now has a list of content

  • More! User profiles now list content

August 3rd, 2017

  • Add styling for select boxes

  • Fix author submission tag

  • Enhancements for slugs in titles and labels, e.g. C++ will slugify as cpp

August 2nd, 2017

  • Redo classification system

    • Remove subjects

    • Add Platform (OS), Programming Language, and Topic

      These were picked because they are the three main diagnostic classifiers of technical issues.

  • Remove attachments (for now)

  • Internal tweaks to javascript packaging

August 1st, 2017

  • Internal updates for data imports

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July 2017

July 31st, 2017

  • Update date format on node pages

July 30th, 2017

  • Tweaks to profile sidebar

  • Tweaks to docutils-related CSS

July 29th, 2017

  • Improvements to JS/CSS generation

  • Improvements to CDN (Use Amazon S3)

  • Upgrade bulma 0.4.4 -> 0.5.0

July 27th, 2017

  • Open source: improvements to django-activeurl

  • UX improvements for change password, forgot passowrd, login, and sign up page

July 26th, 2017

  • Convert rest of website to use bulma

  • CSS flexbox fix to keep footer at bottom

  • Re-organize footer layout

  • Remove remaining bootstrap4 pages

  • Rename Philosophy -> Values

  • Internal update to color schemes

July 25th, 2017

  • Fix bug where CSS wouldn't be available on Question pages

  • Fix bug where ?next= url would duplicate on login/signup pages

  • Clean up internal docutils Table of Contents code

  • Add Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

July 24th, 2017

  • Begin theming forms for new site style

  • Fixes for top navigation colors on active links

  • Notifications with site style

  • New update page for open source contributions

July 23rd, 2017

  • Begin rework of site design framework from Bootstrap 4 Alpha 6 -> Bulma.

    See also: Tweet about site redesign

    • Beginning converting updates pages

    • Top navigation styling

July 22nd, 2017

  • Internal improvements to allow table of contents in sidebars for pages using reStructuredText

July 20th, 2017

  • Redesign app-specific sublinks to be on their own line in the footer

July 19th, 2017

  • Dropdown hover/active colors now match theme

  • Dropdown items now have icons

  • User profile link moved to dropdown

  • Theme password change page

  • Add notifications users add and change things

July 18th, 2017

  • Updates to sign in form

  • Add page for changing email and password

  • Internal improvements for error monitoring

July 17th, 2017

  • Page titles should work for all content types

July 16th, 2017

  • Don't show usernames for author-less posts.

July 15th, 2017

  • Use section-based schemes on nodes (used to be subject-based)

  • Prohibit invalid usernames

July 14th, 2017

  • Site colors now change upon section instead of subject

  • Add colors to icon on active sections

  • Make default site color blue

  • Get email working on sign up

July 12th, 2017

  • The values page now uses reStructuredText.

  • Added a role to cite reverse django url's via docutils roles.

  • Start consolidating color-related SASS into maps

July 11th, 2017

July 9th, 2017

  • Initial changelog